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Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike

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We focus on the human and development impacts of climate change Poor nations suffer most deaths, economic pain from wild weather Indian child brides sold in 'package deals' to men ...

Health services must stop leaving older people behind

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On the International Day of the Older Person – 1 October – WHO calls for a new approach to providing health services for older people. WHO highlights the role of ...

Worldwide, an estimated 25 million unsafe abortions occur each year

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Worldwide, 25 million unsafe abortions (45% of all abortions) occurred every year between 2010 and 2014, according to a new study by WHO and the Guttmacher Institute published today in ...

WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

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Dr Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed Deputy Director General for Programmes (DDP). A pediatrician from India and a globally recognized researcher on tuberculosis and HIV, she brings with her 30 ...